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Alexandre Zotos

Alexandre Zotos was born on 1939 in France. He is a professor of classical literature at Saint Etienne University in France.  Actually he lives and works in France. Also he is literary studier and translator of Albanian literature.         Translations I - Ouvrages en référence d'auteur   - Anthologie de la prose...

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Ani Gjika

Ani Gjika is an Albanian-American poet, literary translator, and author of Bread on Running Waters (Fenway Press, 2013), a finalist for the 2011 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize and 2011 May Sarton New Hampshire Book Prize. A native of Albania, Gjika moved to the U.S. at age 18 and earned an MA in English at Simmons...

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Artan Kotro

Artan Kotro was born in Tirana, where he finished his secondary education. Since years now he hasbeen living and working in France, where he studied law and literature. He  is Currently a researcher and lecturer in Public Rights at the University of Paris. He was also a guest lecturer at several universities (Albania, Brazil). Since 2006...

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Dorota Horodyska

Dorota Horodyska is a Polish translator and publicist, a member of the Polish Writers' Association. She graduated from Russian Philology at the University of Warsaw. She defended her doctoral thesis in the field of Russian literature at the same university. She learned the Albanian language by herself. In 1993 she started collaboration with Polis magazine,...

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Edmond Tupja

Born in Tirana in 1947, he finishes high school there and in 1965 leaves for Paris to continue his studies where he eventually graduates from Sornobe University with a degree in French Literature. After 17 years, he graduates with a Master’s Degree in translation. Soon after going back to Albania, he starts working as an...

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Élisabeth Chabuel

Élisabeth Chabuel is a french poet. She is the author of several poetry books and publishes regularly in poetry revues. She writtes also theater and translates albanian litterature into french. She was born on december 1958 in Die. She studied at the Grenoble university and learned the albanian language by herself to translate albanian litterature....

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Evelyne NOYGUES

Evelyne NOYGUES was born in France and she learned Albanian language at Paris (Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales -INALCO-) where she was graduated with e Master2 degree in European historical studies together with Albanian language. She is one of the founders of a French cultural association dedicated to all the aspects of Albanian...

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Giovanna Nanci

Giovanna Nanci was born in 1982 in Lamezia Terme (Italy). She studied foreign languages at the University of Calabria and she specialized in Albanian Philology, Linguistics and Translation. In 2007 she participated in the project PromoAlba, intended to encourage Albanian literature and culture in Italy and vice versa through the involvement and formation of young...

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Hans-Joachim Lanksch

Hans-Joachim Lanksch was born on 02.04.1943 in Braunschweig. He finished classic gymnasium in English, Latin, Greek and Hebrew languages. He studied Slavistics, Balkanology and Albanology,where he learned Croatian, Serbian, Slovenian, Czech, Bulgarian, Romanian and Albanian in Munich and Zagreb. He lives and works in Munich. In 1992 he published the first anthology from Kosovo, translated...

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IURA Ichiro

He finished high school in Okayama in 1986 and in 1991 he had a bachelor degree on Biology in Faculty of Science, Kyushu University. Later he studied at the Institute of Linguistics, Faculty of Philosophy, Hiroshima University. Also he studied Albanologie from 1995 at 1996 at Rotary International Foundation Scholar në Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Institut für...

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Joachim Röhm

Joachim Röhm was born in 1947 in Stuttgart. From 1966 he studied German Language and Literature in Tübingen and took part in the student movement. As a later consequence of this he went to Albania, where he worked from 1977 to 1980 in the publishing company for foreign literature in Tirana and learnt the Albanian...

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John Hodgson

John Hodgson was born in England in 1951 and studied English at Cambridge and Newcastle. He has taught at the universities of Prishtina and Tirana and is the translator of Ismail Kadare's Three-Arched Bridge. He has written about Albania, Kosova, the British Balkan traveler Edith Durham, and the novelist John Cowper Powys. He now works...

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María Roces González

María Roces González, born in 1952 in Asturias (Spain), graduated in business studies in the University of Oviedo, lived in Albania between 1980 and 1984, where she was a speaker and editor of the Spanish broadcasts of Radio Tirana. Between 1984 and 1991, she chaired the Association of Spain-Albania Friendship and directed its magazine, for which she...

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Marius Dobrescu

Marius Dobrescu, born in 1951 in Braila (Romania), studied Albanian Language and Literature in Tirana. From 1990, he was the Director of the National Library, and worked for the Romanian media. Since 2001, he has published the magazine of the Albanian Association in Romania Prietenul albanezului. As a translator, he is especially devoted to the...

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Přemysl Vinš

Přemysl Vinš is a Czech anthropologist engaged in Albanian history and literature. He was born in 1982 in Domažlice (Czech Republic) and he finished the master’s degree at Faculty of Human Studies of Charles University in Prague. At the same faculty, he continues his PhD study in the field of anthropology. He focuses his attention...

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Qerim Ondozi

Qerim Ondozi  is a student of English Language and Literature at the University of Prishtina. He works at Qendra Multimedia, dealing with translations and other literary and theatre projects. He translates from and into Albanian, Serbo-Croatian, English and Spanish.         Translations Theatre and Nationalism / 2011 co-published with IPOW – Edited by...

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Robert Elsie

Robert Elsie Born on June 29, 1950 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Elsie studied at the University of British Columbia, graduating in 1972 with a diploma in Classical Studies and Linguistics. In the following years, he continued his post-graduate studies at the Free University of Berlin, at the École Pratique des Hautes Études and at the...

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